Welaka, Florida Population 2022

716
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Welaka is a city located in Putnam County Florida. With a 2020 population of 716, it is the 777th largest city in Florida and the 16986th largest city in the United States. Welaka is currently growing at a rate of 0.14% annually but its population has decreased by -25.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 955 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Welaka has a population density of 486 people per square mile.

The average household income in Welaka is $55,783 with a poverty rate of 27.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $208,200. The median age in Welaka is 50.4 years, 48.1 years for males, and 52.7 years for females.

Welaka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Welakawas:

  • Black or African American: 47.75%
  • White: 34.14%
  • Other race: 18.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Welaka, Florida is 716 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 955.

Welaka, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Welaka Population by Race

Welaka Population Pyramid 2022

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Welaka Median Age

58.4


Total

23.2


Male

65.5


Female

Welaka Adults

There are 753 adults, (379 of whom are seniors) in Welaka.

Welaka Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

101.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54

Child Dependency Ratio

Welaka Sex Ratio

Female

616

64.50%

Male

339

35.50%

Welaka Population by Age

Welaka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Welaka Household Types

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Welaka Households and Families

3.37

Average Family Size

1.91

Average Household Size

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Welaka Households by Type

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Welaka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Welaka Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.00%.

Welaka Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,250

Average Earnings

$40,179

Average Male

$21,667

Average Female

Welaka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Welaka Language by Age

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Welaka Language

96.72% of Welaka residents speak only English, while 3.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.93% of the population.

Welaka Language

Welaka Poverty by Race

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27.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.70%

Male Poverty Rate

30.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Welaka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Welaka is Black, with 33.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Welaka is Hispanic, with 27.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.56%.

Welaka Poverty

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Welaka Poverty Rate by Education

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Welaka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Welaka Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Welaka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

20.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Welaka Married by Age and Sex

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Welaka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Welaka Marital Status by Race

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Welaka Marital Status

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91

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Welaka Veterans by War

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Welaka Veterans by Age

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Welaka Veterans by Race

Welaka Veterans by Education

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20.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Welaka Veterans by Education

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32.6%

Labor Force Participation

32%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Welaka Employment by Age

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Welaka Employment by Race

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Welaka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.66%

Born in Welaka

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.42%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Welaka residents were born in the United States, with 54.66% having been born in Florida. 0.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Welaka Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Welaka Population by Year